Practical information

Please confirm your attendance by filling in a Registration Form online.

Deadline for registration and fee payment are 3rd September 2018.


How to get to Salamanca

Salamanca is located in Western Spain, in the autonomous region of Castile-and-León, and is 214 km from Madrid.
How to get here. If you are coming from outside Spain, the easiest way is to fly to Madrid (Madrid-Barajas Airport), and then take the bus (Avanza Bus) or the train (RENFE), both of which have regular services. The trip from Madrid to Salamanca takes approximately two hours. If you are coming from Portugal or France, you can also get here on the bus or train.
BY CAR. If travelling by car, the A-62 and A-66 take you straight to the city. If you are travelling from Madrid, you need to take the A-50.
BY BUS If you decide to take the bus, there is bus connection from all Spanish cities, with the company Avanza. Moreover, there is a bus line run by Avanza Bus, which provides a direct service between Madrid-Barajas Airport and Salamanca. The Madrid-Barajas bus stops are located at Terminal 1, in the car park opposite the arrivals lounge, and Terminal 4, in front of the exit door on the arrivals side. Timetables are available at the webpage You can also contact by phone at +34 902 02 09 99. Wifi is available in the bus. For more information about the link Madrid-Salamanca please clink on this link: You can buy your tickets from this website.
BY TRAIN.  If you prefer to travel by train, RENFE (Spanish National Railways) has daily services from Madrid, Lisbon, Oporto, Paris and all connections. To get to Madrid Chamartín Railway Station from Madrid-Barajas Airport, there is a direct train from the train station located at the Terminal 4 (it takes 15 minutes). Otherwise, please take underground line 8 to “Nuevos Ministerios” stop, and then transfer to line 10 which takes you to “Chamartín”. Train tickets and timetables are available on its webpage: or call +34 902 24 02 02.
BY PLANE. Apart from the connection through the airport Madrid-Barajas, Salamanca also has its own small airport, located in the nearby town of Matacán, and at certain times of the year, there are scheduled and charter flights to and from a number of Spanish cities. Furthermore, you can travel to Valladolid by plane, from some Spanish and European cities, and then travel by bus or train to Salamanca, in a short distance of 120 km (less than an hour and a half). For more information, see



All Participants have to register and pay the relevant Conference fee.


Invitation for visa purposes

In case you need an invitation letter to apply for a visa to enter into Spain, please, contact:
Mrs Reyes Sanchez - University of Salamanca - E-mail:

Conference Fees & Fee Payment

A fee is required. Further details on the Conference Fee page of this website.



Participants are kindly requested to book their hotel in Salamanca.

Further details on the hotels in Salamanca and special prices related to the event on the Accommodation page of this website.



Coffee-breaks, lunches and dinners indicated in the programme are offered by the organisers.


Pictures at the Ceremony

Taking pictures and making movies is forbidden during the Ceremony of the Signature of the Magna Charta Universitatum. A professional photographer and a cameraman will register the whole ceremony, that you can download from the Magna Charta Observatory website.


Consent to Use of Photographic Images

As a participant in this event, you may be photographed.

With your participation you authorise the use of your images in photographs, videotapes and other reproductions.


The Conference will be held in English